Monash Researcher Awarded 2022 Fenner Medal by Australian Academy of Science
Associate Professor Chris Greening from Monash’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute has been awarded the prestigious Fenner Medal by the Australian Academy of Science.
Potent food supplement may help halt the immune attack in people with diabetes
A microbiota-targeted clinical trial performed by scientists from Monash University, the University of Sydney, and the University of Queensland shows that a plant-based food supplement could improve gut health and strengthen the immune system in
The interplay between diet, the microbiota and immunity
Research in mice shows how diet alters immune system function through a gut microbe
Antarctic bacteria live on air and make their own water using hydrogen as fuel
Humans have only recently begun to think about using hydrogen as a source of energy, but bacteria in Antarctica have been doing it for a billion years.
Monash researchers link protein to oxidative stress and related diseases
Scientists at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) have discovered a new role for a known protein in oxidative stress, which is linked to diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, diabetes, cardiovascular
A rare Tibetan worm may hold key to long-acting COVID vaccines
A molecule isolated from the world’s most valuable parasite, the caterpillar fungus (Ophiocordyceps sinensis), may provide clues to better and more stable mRNA vaccines, according to research being done in Australia.
Gutting to the chase on how bacteria adapts and functions
Dena Lyras has spent her professional life trying to understand a complex and formidable enemy – antibiotic-resistant bacteria, particularly those that proliferate in the human gut.
New weapon in the fight against gastrointestinal disease in informal settlements
Monash University researchers have validated a way to successfully detect a diverse range of bacteria (pathogens) that cause diarrhoeal disease in informal settlements.